Monday, May 13, 2013

Excellent Panel Discussion On Bradley Manning's Prosecution From London

Chaired by Richard Gizbert, presenter of The Listening Post on Al Jazeera English.

The panel: Naomi Colvin is a London-based writer and activist. In late 2010 she founded UK Friends of Bradley Manning, which successfully lobbied the UK government to recognise Bradley Manning's dual citizenship status.

Professor David Leigh was the Guardian's investigations editor until 2013 and is a professor of journalism at City University. He is one of Britain's leading investigative journalists, and winner of the 2007 Paul Foot Award for Campaigning Journalism. He is co-author of WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy.

Chase Madar is a human rights attorney in New York, where he specializes in youth law, LGBT law and disability law. He reports and reviews for the London Review of Books, Le Monde diplomatique, CounterPunch, Al Jazeera, and the TLS. He is author of The Passion of Bradley Manning: The Story Behind the Wikileaks Whistleblower.